BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management | 100% Online Degree

This degree is an online work-based distance learning programme. 

100% Online Work-Based Distance Learning Programme

Our BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management is designed to provide a distinct academic and practical route into the specialist area of human resource management. Students can apply and develop their knowledge and skills as HR practitioners while exploring HRM from a strategic perspective.

This work-based distance learning programme is designed to provide an opportunity for academic recognition to those who are already employed within the discipline of human resource management, or one of its specialist areas, but who have yet to gain academic and professional recognition of their skills and experience.

The programme will seek to develop student’s professional competence and enable them to enhance and embellish specific knowledge, skills and abilities relating to their chosen speciality.

The BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management is informed by the latest CIPD intermediate level professional standards. In order to achieve professional standing in the HR field great importance must be placed upon professional skills development and the application of knowledge into a distinct range of practical situations. As a result, the teaching team will take as its underpinning delivery strategy the ‘student as producer’ concept, and will actively encourage and expect students to develop their own approaches to assessment tasks through the application of theoretical concepts to their own working environment.

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Why Lincoln?

Gain Chartered Manager Status and a Professional Diploma alongside your Degree.

Our programmes feature integrated Chartered Manager Status (CMI, usually £510-£815 separately) / Professional Diploma (CMI, Level 5 Management and Leadership, usually £1795-£2200 separately) inclusive of your degree qualification.

It is a highly prestigious status to be achieved in the managerial profession. The qualifications are reflective of current practice in leadership and demonstrates managerial competence and functional ability. Our degrees are accredited with not just the CMI but also with Chartered Membership. In addition Logistics and Human Resource Management are accredited with (CILT and CIPD).

Programme Overview

A Benchmark for Online Student Experience

This Online Human Resource Management Bachelor’s degree from the University of Lincoln has been created for individuals who want to gain a recognised university qualification whilst remaining in employment, and require a CIPD accredited programme. Students can apply and develop their knowledge and skills as HR practitioners while exploring HRM from a strategic perspective.

The BSc (Hons) Human Resource Management is informed by the latest CIPD intermediate level professional standards. In order to achieve professional standing in the HR field great importance must be placed upon professional skills development and the application of knowledge into a distinct range of practical situations. This bachelor’s programme can be globally studied anytime and anywhere on any device with internet access and is built in a digital learning environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and active learning.

Skills Taught On This Programme

  • HRM acumen based on critical appreciation of theory and its application to practice within their organisations to effectively and efficiently manage their work areas
  • Critical enquiry, logical thought, creative imagination and independent judgement, as well as their applications to decision-making processes within management environments
  • Understanding principles of individual and corporate responsible management and leadership
  • Skills needed to successfully manage a variety of management decisions and situations – including strong communications skills

What You Will Study

This programme presents a framework within which students may engage in personal and professional development by integrating development of knowledge, skills and experience, whilst simultaneously contributing to organisational effectiveness. Modules include Critical Enquiry Skills, Integrating Professional Human resource Experience, Management of Change, Developing HR Professional Practice and an Independent Research Project designed to equip students with the tools, techniques and knowledge to be able to work effectively in different contexts and engineering situations.

Students can engage with emerging management concerns such as evaluating operational system design or processes and policy and highlight any potential flaws/improvements, whilst refining their critical analysis and decision-making abilities. They will also have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in key areas such as leadership and people management.

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